Human Resources

Health and Counseling

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Reed College seeks a part time psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. This 22.5 hour per week benefited position which begins in August 2011 and will conclude in May 2012. The PMHNP works within Reed’s Health and Counseling Center and provides direct clinical service to Reed College students, including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health problems, primarily focusing on medication management and mental health counseling.  Primary responsibilities include: conducting psychiatric evaluations, providing pharmacological interventions, providing group and individual therapy, and responding to students with urgent and emergent needs, both when in the clinic and while on call. 

Qualified candidates will have current knowledge and skill to obtain and interpret a mental health history and assessment. Qualified candidates must have knowledge and skill in use of evidence based standards for diagnosing and treating psychiatric disorders in college-aged adults. Proficiency in use of accepted psychotherapeutic techniques and ability to develop therapeutic relationships with students is required. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated effective working relationships with a multidisciplinary team of health professionals. Qualified candidates will have knowledge of the range of developmental issues for college-aged students, including alcohol and other drug abuse. Reed College and the Health and Counseling Center values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

Minimum Qualifications: A Master's degree in nursing, current Oregon licensure as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, and two years experience in working with a college-aged population.

To apply, send a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three references, along with a completed Reed Application for Employment form (original or scanned) via email, mail or fax to:

Reed College
Attn: Human Resources
3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97202 503-777-7775. 

The Reed Application for Employment is located at:

Application materials will be reviewed as they are received, and this position will remain open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Classification: Nurse Practitioner
Salary: $58,500-$78,000 (pro rated for part time)

Deadline: Open until filled